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Can Tooth Infections Be Fatal?

June 5, 2022

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Woman experiencing a severe toothache.

Almost everyone experiences a toothache occasionally—but have you ever had one so painful that you felt like it was killing you? These pesky little aches are usually easily treatable and have no major implications; however, in some cases, the underlying causes for the ache can develop into serious, sometimes fatal problems. Keep reading to learn more from your emergency dentist about tooth infections, when they can be potentially deadly, and some ways to protect yourself.

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Knocked-Out Tooth? Here’s What You Should Do!

May 2, 2022

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Hockey player missing tooth

Anyone who has been in this situation before knows just how scary and stressful it can be. When you are in a state of shock and pain, it can be difficult to think through what you should do to save your knocked-out tooth. By remaining calm and acting quickly, you can take steps to preserve your tooth long enough for your emergency dentist to take action. Read on to learn exactly what you should do if you find yourself with a knocked-out tooth.

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What Can Cause Jaw Pain On Only One Side?

April 6, 2022

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man with jaw pain on one side in Denton

Have you recently felt jaw pain on one side of your face? While this can be unsettling and frustrating, this usually isn’t something to be too concerned about! However, there are some cases where discomfort in the jawbone can be a sign of a dental emergency, which would require you to see your dentist right away. Keep reading to learn several reasons you may experience aching on one side of the jaw, and when you should seek dental care.

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Is Cosmetic Dentistry Safe For My Teeth?

March 7, 2022

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woman smiling in Denton

Do you often feel self-conscious about your teeth? If this is the case, you might be considering getting dental treatments for a smile makeover. But you also often wonder: is cosmetic dentistry safe for my teeth? Read on to discover the kinds of procedures you might expect and why you’d have nothing to worry about for your pearly whites!

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6 Things to Do If You Lose a Dental Filling

February 10, 2022

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person who lost dental filling covering mouth

Dental fillings are used to repair or restore teeth. They are often used to fill cavities and can also repair teeth that have been broken, worn down, or cracked. Fillings can be made from a variety of materials, including gold, porcelain, and silver amalgam. Composite resin fillings are one of the most popular options since they are the same color as the tooth and can mimic a lot of its qualities. Though they are resistant to wear, this doesn’t mean that they can’t be damaged or fall out. If you lost a dental filling, read on to learn six steps to get the situation under control.

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Healthy Smile, Healthy Heart!

January 4, 2022

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man smiling while exercising before visiting Denton dentist

February, also known as American Heart Month, is right around the corner. Aside from Valentine’s Day, this month is all about promoting awareness of heart disease and how to keep your cardiovascular health in tip top shape. Interestingly, one of the connections to heart disease actually begins in your mouth. How is that the case? Read on as your local Denton dentist explains how a healthy smile can lead to a healthy heart.

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Tips to Maintain Your New Year’s Resolution of Flossing Often

December 4, 2021

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woman flossing

Do you dread the moment your hygienist or dentist tells you that you need to floss more? There is only one solution, and it isn’t as difficult as many of us make it out to be. However, a lot of people still slack on their daily flossing.

The New Year is a great time to make this change, but you will need to stick with it to see the benefits. Continue reading to learn from your dentist in Denton why flossing is so important plus get some tips to maintain your New Year’s resolution.

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How Dental Implants Can Help You Enjoy Your Thanksgiving

November 17, 2021

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family eating Thanksgiving dinner

The temperature is dropping, the leaves are changing colors, and the days are getting shorter. It’s that magical time of the year everyone looks forward to – the holiday season! Unfortunately, those who suffer from tooth loss may not be so excited about all the festivities. If you have gaps in your smile, you’re probably thinking about all the food you can’t eat on days like Thanksgiving. Well, dental implants are an excellent solution that can restore your bite and confidence. Read along to learn how investing in a new smile can help you make the most out of this season.

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Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month with These 5 Tips for a Healthier Smile

October 6, 2021

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woman following oral hygiene tips by flossing

October may not seem like the best month in terms of your dental health. After all, sugary Halloween candy and sugary pumpkin spice lattes abound at this time of year. To offset this heightened risk of cavities, you’ll want to celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month, which conveniently takes place in October. Whether you’re a pumpkin spice aficionado or you’re avoiding sweets at all costs, your smile will thank you if you implement these five easy oral hygiene tips into your everyday life.

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Need a Dental Crown? Here’s Why You Should Get It Before the Year Ends

September 22, 2021

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dentist holding a dental crown on their finger

You recently visited your dentist for a six-month checkup and cleaning, where you were told that one of your teeth needs a dental crown. You might be tempted to avoid scheduling that appointment because you’re worried that it’ll be expensive. However, delaying getting a crown when you need one could spell disaster for your smile’s health and your wallet – especially if you have dental insurance! Here’s why getting a dental crown before the year ends could save you money down the road.

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